Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in sport and exercise science, psychology, or a related field. High standard grades in relevant undergraduate and/or postgraduate modules, a personal statement and two sound academic references.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme provides students with a critical understanding of sport and exercise psychology. It is designed and delivered primarily with a view to best preparing students for two specific career pathways:

  • either as a Sport and Exercise Psychologist / Sport and Exercise Scientist
  • or a lecturer / professor of sport and exercise psychology / sport and exercise science, specialising in psychology

Further information is available on the School's MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology web pages.

Compulsory Modules Semester 1

  • Research Methods and Methodologies
  • Performance Psychology
  • Applied Sport Psychology
  • Motivation and Individual Differences in Exercise and Sport

Semester 2

  • Quantitative Research or Qualitative Research
  • Applied Sport Psychology
  • Psychology of Physical Activity and Public Health
  • Mental Health and Physical Activity


  • Research Project

Information for international students

English Language requirements: overall 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in the individual Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking tests or TOEFL (ibt) 92 overall Listening 21, Reading 21, Writing 22 and Speaking 22. http://www.lboro.ac.uk/international/englang/index.htm

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
44 (0)1509 222496